A Milton man was arrested Sunday for firing shots while under the influence of alcohol after he got into a confrontation with a woman and her boyfriend, according to a Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office arrest report. No one was reportedly injured. Terry Collie, 51, was pulled over traveling on SA Jones Road in Milton […]
Teachers at West Navarre Primary School are now more tech-savvy than ever. Each teacher received an iPad Thursday afternoon thanks to donations from Tom Vatter of Kool Breeze of Northwest Florida and the school’s Parent Teacher Organization. To read more, subscribe online or pick up a copy of the December 26 Navarre Press
Santa Rosa Education Foundation has awarded 53 teacher grants totaling $53,000 to Santa Rosa public educators. SREF, in partnership with Santa Rosa Medical Center, the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations, the Florida Legislature, and grant program sponsors, is enabling teachers to implement grants that engage students in active learning while increasing student achievement. Grants were […]
The following offices and departments will close on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas. Regular hours of operation will resume on Thursday, Dec. 26. Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners, including the library system and animal shelter The Central Landfill located on 6337 Da Lisa Road will be open […]
A Navarre man on probation for felony battery was arrested Sunday after taking Xanax pills he was in possession of during a traffic stop, according to a Florida Highway Patrol arrest report. Jonathan Schneider, 19, was traveling in a Toyota 4Runner on Avalon Boulevard in Milton when he was stopped for speeding. To read more, subscribe online or […]
West Navarre Primary School second grade teacher Laura Cunniff always knew she would be a teacher. Cunniff’s natural teaching ability paired with a knack for keeping her students engaged and interested in the classroom has earned her the title of WNPS Teacher of the Year. To read more, subscribe online or pick up a copy of the December […]
Incorporated in September 1963, the Midway Fire District has been serving Gulf Breeze residents for more than 50 years. But the district has come a long way from its humble beginnings when it first started out as a volunteer fire department that did not have a permanent station until the 1970s. To read more, subscribe online or pick […]
Hancock Bank has foreclosed on 20 parcels of land owned by Pullum Commerce Park, LLC, a corporation listing William A. “Bill” Pullum as manager. The parcels are located on Technology Drive in Santa Rosa County’s Northwest Florida Industrial Park at I-10, adjacent to the property the county acquired from Pullum almost five years ago to […]
Corporal punishment in public schools has long been phased out as a discipline option for students in neighboring counties. But in Santa Rosa County, paddling still takes place in many local schools, and the majority of those paddling in the past two years have been administered to Navarre High School students. To read more, subscribe online or […]
The newest addition to Gulf Breeze Zoo certainly doesn’t fall short of expectations. New mom Gabby, an 11-year-old reticulated giraffe, gave birth to her first calf and the Zoo is asking for the community’s help in naming him. The 5’8’’ male calf was born on Nov. 10 and his birth has been long awaited. The Zoo […]
Electric vehicle owners now have a place on Navarre Beach to charge their battery. Juana’s Pagodas has purchased a Blink electric car charging station, which is located just outside the restaurant. To read more, subscribe online or pick up a copy of the Dec. 5 Navarre Press.
As Holley-Navarre Intermediate School Teacher of the Year, nothing is more rewarding to Danielle Clark than to see her fourth grade students excel in school. The rewards are especially meaningful for Clark, who herself struggled in school as a student. To read more, subscribe online or pick up a copy of the Dec. 5 Navarre Press.
An elderly Gulf Breeze man sustained minor injuries at about 1:45 p.m. today after a fire started in the garage of his residence at 1612 Kauai Court. According to Midway Fire District Chief Jonathan Kanzigg, the man sustained inhalation burns and minor skin burns from trying to put the fire out and was transported to […]
Middle school can be one of the most difficult and awkward times for maturing students, and Woodlawn Beach Middle School eighth grade pre-algebra teacher Kelly Barnes is more than happy to do anything she can do to spark her students’ interest in math and keep them motivated throughout the school year. Barnes was recently named […]
For Teresa Willoughby, Holley-Navarre Middle School Teacher of the Year, the best part of her job is the moment when her students realize that their words are their own. “I love the experience of seeing how my students evolve from expressing themselves like everyone else to writing with their own voices,” she said. “That’s the moment […]
Former state senator Charles Clary will face possible fines in connection to the recent removal of protected trees on a piece of property that he owns on Navarre Parkway backing the Cotton Bay Estates subdivision. To read more, subscribe online or pick up a copy of the November 21 Navarre Press.
The VFW Spectre Post 11367 hosted a Veteran’s Day Ceremony monday morning at Navarre Park. A large crowd gathered to show gratitude to past and present veterans, watch as wreaths were presented and listen to guest speaker U.S. Army Group Commander Col. Christopher Riga. Santa Rosa County District 4 Commissioner Jim Melvin also spoke at […]
Demolition of the Navarre Taco Bell began on Tuesday, and according to Taco Bell area coach Gail Ferres, should be complete within two days. “All permits have been approved and we have an anticipated completion date scheduled for the last week of January or first week of February,” Ferres said. “We will be breaking ground […]